Tuesday, June 20, 2017

SamMobile Daily Recap: June 20, 2017 — Galaxy J7 Max, Samsung Pay and more!

We publish a lot of stories on a daily basis. Unfortunately, the majority of news breaks during our European hours of operation, which makes it difficult for our readers in the US (and other regions) to keep up. However, we think we’ve come up with a fantastic solution — a daily recap.

Here’s what went out today.

Deals

Daily Deal: Score yourself a 65-inch curved 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV for 13% off

General

Samsung explains how it had to ‘humanize’ the brand after the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco

Phones

Despite smaller battery, refurbished Galaxy Note 7 may not have a downclocked processor

Galaxy J7 Max goes on sale in India

Samsung could unveil the Galaxy Note 8 on August 26 at an event in New York

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 BOGO offer for T-Mobile available again

Trade-in your old phone and get up to $350 off the Galaxy S8 from Samsung

Polls

[Poll] What do you use most frequently, Samsung Pay or Android Pay?

Samsung Pay

Samsung Pay gets support for HSBC and M&S Bank cards in the United Kingdom

Samsung Pay received three awards at the Payments and Cards Award Summit

Tablets

Samsung launches the Galaxy Tab S3 in India, priced at INR 47,990

TV

Samsung is hosting an accessory designing competition for its QLED TVs

Watches

Spotify rolls out offline music playback feature to Gear S3 in Sweden